John Alexander (1883-1945) MACDONALD

MACDONALD, The Hon. John Alexander (1883-1945), M.D., C.M.

Personal Data

Party
Conservative (1867-1942)
Constituency
Richmond--West Cape Breton (Nova Scotia)
Birth Date
January 3, 1883
Deceased Date
June 11, 1945
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Alexander_Macdonald_(Nova_Scotia_politician)
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=c838192a-4657-4b91-a1b7-3a009c93343f&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
physician

Parliamentary Career

October 29, 1925 - July 2, 1926
CON
  Richmond--West Cape Breton (Nova Scotia)
September 14, 1926 - May 30, 1930
CON
  Richmond--West Cape Breton (Nova Scotia)
July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
CON
  Richmond--West Cape Breton (Nova Scotia)
March 2, 1932 - August 14, 1935
CON
  Richmond--West Cape Breton (Nova Scotia)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 6 of 9)


April 12, 1928

1. Was one Arthur MacDonald of Sydney

employed bv the government to investigate charges of political partizanship against government employees? .

2. How many such investigations were held

by the investigator? ., . ,,

3. What remuneration has been paid to the said Arthur MacDonald for his services?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MR. ARTHUR MACDONALD
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March 14, 1928

Mr. MACDONALD (Richmond-West Cape Breton):

I was paired with the hon. member for St. Boniface (Mr. Howden). Had I voted I would have voted against the motion.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   THE BUDGET
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March 8, 1928

Mr. J. A. MACDONALD (Richmond-West Cape Breton):

Mr. Speaker, I take this opportunity to say a few words with regard to the amendment to the budget moved by the hon. member for St. Lawrence-St. George (Mr. Cahan), which amendment may be taken as the policy of that portion of the house sitting immediately to your left. I do not intend to mince matters, so I may state now that it is my intention to vote against the tariff proposals of the Minister of Finance (Mr. Robb), because in them I see no solution offered for the many problems which face a large and important portion of this Dominion.

It is not my intention to take up the speech of the hon. member for Pontiac (Mr. Cahill); what I have to say will consist mainly of references to my native province and the constituency from which I come. Representing as I do a constituency on the island of Cape Breton, close to our great industrial centres; living in the heart of one of the greatest inshore fisheries in the maritime provinces-

Topic:   THE BUDGET
Subtopic:   DEBATE ON ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENT OF MINISTER OF FINANCE
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February 9, 1928

Mr. MACDONALD (Richmond-West Cape Breton):

Very parliamentary language for a

minister.

Topic:   GOVERNOR GENERAL'S SPEECH
Subtopic:   ADDRESS IN REPLY
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April 11, 1927

Mr. MACDONALD:

(Richmond):

1. Has a subsidy been awarded for the steamship service between Midgrave and Aricbat, Nova Scotia?

2. If so, to whom has such subsidy been aw'arded ?

3. What is the name of the steamer that is to perform such service?

4. Has the government any information regarding the qualifications of such steamer for such work?

5. What is amount of such subsidy?

6. Will government table report of Inspector Tapper re steamer Prince Albert?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   STEAMSHIP SERVICE-MULGRAVE-ARICHAT SUBSIDY
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